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Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin (1856–1923)

Wiggin, Kate Douglas (Mrs. George C. Riggs). An American story-writer; born (Smith) in Philadelphia, Sept. 28, 1859; died in 1923. She was active in the work of organizing free kindergartens in the West. Among her many stories are: ‘The Story of Patsy,’ ‘The Birds’ Christmas Carol,’ ‘Polly Oliver’s Problem,’ ‘The Story Hour,’ and ‘Kindergarten Principles and Practice’; ‘Penelope’s Progress’ (1898); ‘Rebecca’ (1903); ‘Mother Carey’s Chickens’ (1911).